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Shopping Around For Cheap Prices [Not Mobile Payments] Is The Most Popular In-Store Activity Among Mobile Users, Says Google

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Most people may not yet be using smartphones to pay for goods when they are out shopping, but that doesn’t mean that they are not glued to their handsets anyway. Some research out today from Google indicates that among smartphone owners, some 79% can be classified as “mobile shoppers,” using...
Shopping Around For Cheap Prices [Not Mobile Payments] Is The Most Popular In-Store Activity Among Mobile Users, Says Google

Op-ed: the Mac App Store needs paid upgrades

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Op-ed: Talk about how to improve the Mac App Store experience has steadily increased since its launch in 2011. In this op-ed piece, Omni Group and Delicious Library founder Wil Shipley argues why the Mac App Store needs a mechanism for paid upgrades and how it would improve the...
Op-ed: the Mac App Store needs paid upgrades

iPhone devsugar: 9 ways Apple can improve App Store

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Filed under: iTSApple has been working hard to make the App Store a better experience for both customers and developers. Recently, they introduced in-app purchases, scheduled sale prices for apps, provided review status indicators in iTunes Connect, and introduced other new features. Despite that, they still have a long way...
iPhone devsugar: 9 ways Apple can improve App Store

Making Sense Of Apple's App Store Clause 2.25

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Earlier this week, a minor hullabaloo was started when developers noticed new language in Apple's App Store Review Guidelines concerning the marketing and promotion of apps. There is some worry that clause 2.25 endangers a practice common among iOS app marketers. Clause 2.25 was spotlighted first in an article in...
Making Sense Of Apple's App Store Clause 2.25

Why Ron Johnson Is Eliminating Commission At JCPenney

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On Monday, JCPenney announced that it's no longer going to pay employees commission. It's a big shift, since sales staff in six different JCPenney departments have traditionally received it. Why is this happening? It's likely because JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson, the mind behind the Apple Store when he headed up...
Why Ron Johnson Is Eliminating Commission At JCPenney

Why Dennis Crowley Loves The Nike+ FuelBand

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We went to check out the Nike event at SXSW. There is so much stuff being given out here for free, we were surprised that there was actually a line to go in and buy something: The Nike+ FuelBand. It's a wristband that keeps track of your daily activity and...
Why Dennis Crowley Loves The Nike+ FuelBand

Y Combinator Company BitNami Makes Deeper Move On Booming App Store Market

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BitNami, a Y Combinator company, has announced that it will focus more on being an app store for server software. The goal is to provide customers with a Google Play or Apple App Store experience that can be accessed on their own infrastructure. The BitNami platform provides the server infrastructure that...
Y Combinator Company BitNami Makes Deeper Move On Booming App Store Market

Apple in India: a lost opportunity?

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J.J. Valaya is one of India’s preeminent couturiers and is a self-confessed arbitrator and curator of good taste. I know that for a fact because I have known him from the time when he was a student at India’s National Institute of Fashion Technology. If you enter his store, you...
Apple in India: a lost opportunity?

Google Play Store version 4.0 redesign shown off in new image

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Google will soon be updating its Play Store app and media outlet to version 4.0, and a new image of the store's interface has leaked to the Internet. The image shows the front page for the Play Store, with some notable changes from its current layout. Google appears to have...
Google Play Store version 4.0 redesign shown off in new image

reKiosk Digitally Recreates The Independent Bookstore and Record Store Experience

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While ebooks and digital music are becoming the dominant way of consuming books and songs, only a few digital retailers have become important players in this space. reKiosk is trying to bring to the web the buying experience that was lost along the way thanks to a service that promotes...
reKiosk Digitally Recreates The Independent Bookstore and Record Store Experience
Mobile: Don't Think Different: Apple Adds Straightjacket Mode to iOS

Microsoft adds new micro-store locations in Florida and New York, three more states slated

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Microsoft is expanding its line of ‘specialty’ stores in the United States, opening two locations in Florida and New York today. The company also made plans public to three more in Pennsylvania, Utah, and Rhode Island. ‘Specialty’ stores are smaller Microsoft Store installations, more ‘out in the open.’ They still...
Microsoft adds new micro-store locations in Florida and New York, three more states slated
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Microsoft talks Windows Store features, Metro app sandboxing for Windows 8 developers
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Apple Stores are prospering, but the SVP of Retail slot seems to be a tough sell

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It’s hard to go anywhere but down when you’ve been a senior executive at the world’s largest and most valuable consumer company, but former Apple retail VP John Browett seems to have done pretty well, considering the circumstances: he’s just landed the CEO job at Monsoon Accessorize, a U.K.-based purveyor of inexpensive jewelry...
Apple Stores are prospering, but the SVP of Retail slot seems to be a tough sell

How Best Buy Is Training Employees On Microsoft's Radically Different Windows 8 (MSFT, BBY)

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Microsoft is set to release four different versions of its Windows operating system this week and it's likely to cause some customer confusion. We reached out to Jason Bonfig, Merchant VP for Computing and MP3 at Best Buy, to see how the retailer will train its employees to be ready...
How Best Buy Is Training Employees On Microsoft's Radically Different Windows 8 (MSFT, BBY)

Enstore is Quite Simply The Most Beautiful “Create Your Own Online Store” Experience Yet

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Enstore is Quite Simply The Most Beautiful “Create Your Own Online Store” Experience Yet

Hands-on with the Windows Store: meet your source for Metro apps

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With today's release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, we got our first hands-on experience with the brand-spanking-new Windows Store. The previously released Developer Preview showed an icon (or tile, in Windows 8-speak) for the Store, but clicking it didn't lead anywhere. Now, you can actually download tons of...
Hands-on with the Windows Store: meet your source for Metro apps

How to design a store in a world of connectivity

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Tesla’s VP of Worldwide Sales and Ownership Experience, George Blankenship, arguably knows more than anyone about how to design a disruptive brick and mortar store. Before he joined electric car company Tesla, he created the store experience for Apple, which has one of the most compelling in-store user experiences out...
How to design a store in a world of connectivity
Windows Phone Store added 75K apps this year, but will it lead to a brighter 2013?

Point Inside lands $3.2 million to help retailers sell more stuff in brick-and-mortar stores

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Point Inside CEO Josh Marti can’t quite keep up with the momentum right now. His Bellevue mobile shopping analytics and mapping upstart plans to more than double sales this year, driven in part by two of the country’s top 10 retailers who plan to roll out the company’s platform. To...
Point Inside lands $3.2 million to help retailers sell more stuff in brick-and-mortar stores

Amazon preparing to launch a pilot retail store in Seattle?

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Despite its domination of the digital marketplace, Amazon is reportedly preparing for a move into brick and mortar retail stores, according to Good eReader. Apparently, the company will start in the next few months with a boutique retail store in Seattle to gauge interest and see if it could...
Amazon preparing to launch a pilot retail store in Seattle?

Can we get more connected? Find out at Mobilize 2012

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Always-on complex devices and sensors, all produced by different manufacturers, connecting via different broadband technologies now need to interact with one another to serve needs for security, home automation and entertainment. How will these devices be controlled and managed in the coming years? Get the full story at GigaOM’s Mobilize...
Can we get more connected? Find out at Mobilize 2012
Mobile Phones Make You Go 'Blind' In Supermarkets

Merging the digital and physical: The challenge of integrating iPads into stores

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With the launch of its second popup shop in New York, women’s accessories startup Bauble Bar teamed up with design and development firm Gin Lane to explore a new challenge faced by modern retailers: given the impact the Internet has made on how we shop, how can the digital world...
Merging the digital and physical: The challenge of integrating iPads into stores
Social Commerce, Pinterest And The Future Of Fashion Retail

Verizon, like everyone else, set to copy Apple Store concept

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Click to view slideshow. Microsoft’s attempts to mimic Apple’s retail success is quite obvious with the Redmond-based company’s habit of opening up shop right across the hall/street. Not just the location, but the interiors of Microsoft’s retail locations often borrow from Apple’s, with long wooden harvest tables displaying devices, an...
Verizon, like everyone else, set to copy Apple Store concept

As promised, you can now share your favorite apps from the Chrome Web Store to Google+

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When we spoke to the Chrome team way back in April, they hinted that Google+ would become a bigger part of the Chrome Web Store experience, and today they followed through. Here’s what the Chrome team had to say about it: Starting today, the Chrome Web Store helps you do...
As promised, you can now share your favorite apps from the Chrome Web Store to Google+
Not a piece of sh*t, LightSpeed lands $30M for polished Mac and iOS POS system
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